A MAN has been identified in connection with an alleged hate crime on a bus in Bournemouth. 

The incident allegedly occurred on the number six Morebus from Bournemouth train station, Holdenhurst Rd, to Talbot roundabout on December 18, 2023.

It was alleged a man shouted racist abuse at a woman on the bus between 6pm and 6.55pm. 

Following a CCTV appeal by Dorset Police, a 35-year-old man from Bournemouth has been identified.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are to continue. 

Anyone with information can contact Dorset Police at dorset.police.uk/contact or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55230197951.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously online at Crimestoppers-uk.org or by calling Freephone 0800 555 111.